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  • Total Liberationby David Naguib Pellow

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 69.00

    When in 2001 Earth Liberation Front activists drove metal spikes into hundreds of trees in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, they were protesting the sale of a section of the old-growth forest to a timber company. But ELF?s communiqué on the action went beyond the radical group?s customary brief. Drawing connections between the harms facing the myriad... more...

  • Challenging the Chipby David Pellow; David Sonnenfeld; Ted Smith

    Temple University Press 2008; US$ 31.95

    From Silicon Valley in California to Silicon Glen in Scotland, from Silicon Island in Taiwan to Silicon Paddy in China, the social, economic, and ecological effects of the international electronics industry are widespread. The production of electronic and computer components contaminates air, land, and water around the globe. As this eye-opening book... more...

  • Urban Recycling and the Search for Sustainable Community Developmentby Adam S. Weinberg; David N. Pellow; Allan Schnaiberg

    Princeton University Press 2000; US$ 91.00

    More Americans recycle than vote. And most do so to improve their communities and the environment. But do recycling programs advance social, economic, and environmental goals? To answer this, three sociologists with expertise in urban and environmental planning have conducted the first major study of urban recycling. They compare four types of programs... more...

  • The Slums of Aspenby Lisa Sun-Hee Park; David N. Pellow

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 22.10

    Winner, Allan Schnaiberg Outstanding Publication Award, presented by the Environment & Technology section of the American Sociological Association   Environmentalism usually calls to mind images of peace and serenity, a oneness with nature, and a shared sense of responsibility. But one town in Colorado, under the guise of environmental protection,... more...

  • The Silicon Valley of Dreamsby David N. Pellow; Lisa Sun-Hee Park

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 22.10

    Examines environmental inequality and racism in our globalized culture as evidenced by the social demographics of Silicon Valley. more...

  • Keywords for Environmental Studiesby Joni Adamson; William A. Gleason; David N. Pellow

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 21.00

    Understandings of ?nature? have expanded and changed, but the word has not lost importance at any level of discourse: it continues to hold a key place in conversations surrounding thought, ethics, and aesthetics. Nowhere is this more evident than in the interdisciplinary field of environmental studies.    Keywords for Environmental Studies analyzes... more...

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